Yvonne Vervaet is bringing her 26 years of experience in defense, aerospace and intelligence contracting to Acclaim Technical Services, where she now serves as chief growth officer.
Formerly CGO for ManTech where she spent 7 years leading the corporate growth efforts and executing a strategic growth rebuild of ManTech’s intelligence operating group, Vervaet has also served in key leadership roles with Strategic Intelligence Group/SC3, BAE/SpecTal, Northrop Grumman/TASC, Electronic Data Systems and Computer Sciences Corp.
In her new role at ATS, she will focus on organic expansion into new customer markets as well as growth through mergers and acquisitions that will expand the company’s capabilities.
“For 20 years, ATS has earned a strong reputation for delivering the highest quality services to our customers,” said CEO Dave Cerne. “We are really excited to have Yvonne join our team to continue this momentum and expand our growth trajectory.”
Vervaet has been recognized as a trusted female mentor for her work creating leadership, development and mentorship programs for rising female leaders. She previously served as Business Development Council Lead for WashingtonExec and also served on the Intelligence and National Security Alliance advisory board.
A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, Vervaet holds a degree in business management. She has also volunteered for more than 10 years with the Homeless Animal Rescue Team.
On Thursdays at 4 p.m., Vervaet co-hosts a weekly live talk show on Zoom, “Wine & Wisdom,” with Centre Law Managing Partner Barbara Kinosky. Throughout the pandemic, the show has created and maintained a community of business development, business operations and executive views through discussions on federal budget and spending, protest filings and outcomes, mergers and acquisitions, earnings reports and procurement trends.